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Thursday, 7:25 am
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Friday, 8:00 pm
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Saturday, 9:30 am
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BAS Rabbi's Message

Rabbi's Message Archive

October, 2014

It is a story so remarkable it is amazing that it has not been made into a movie. In 1896, the twin sisters Agnes and Margaret Smith arrived in Solomon Schechter’s office at Cambridge. They brought with them a manuscript they had taken from the Ben Ezra Synagogue in Cairo a few months prior. As Schechter examined the scroll, he could not believe his eyes. It was an original Hebrew manuscript of the book of Ben Sirach--a post–Biblical work known at that time only in translation. Ben Sirach contains wisdom literature--proverbs and moral instruction for living a life of faith. Among its teachings is a poem that became one of the most famous of the High Holidays: a description of the face of the High Priest upon his exit from the Holy of Holies on Yom Kippur.

How glorious he was, surrounded by the people,
as he came out of the Holy of Holies.
Like the morning star among the clouds,
like the full moon at the festal season;
like the sun shining on the temple of the Most High,
like the rainbow gleaming in splendid clouds;
like roses in the days of first fruits,
like lilies by a spring of water,
like a green shoot on Lebanon on a summer day…

This is what I wish for all of you on the holidays: a time when we reflect, seek forgiveness, are granted atonement by our family, our friends, and our God. May we be renewed by the new year, and find the beauty and splendor as in days of old. L’shana Tova! (P.S.: You can see my teacher, Eli Jaffe, conducting a great version of this poem at this link: http://youtu.be/NIzUwCHliho)

Best Wishes,
Rabbi Stein